flurried


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flur·ry

 (flûr′ē, flŭr′ē)
n. pl. flur·ries
1. A brief, light snowfall.
2.
a. A sudden gust of wind.
b. A stirring mass, as of leaves or dust; a shower.
3. A sudden burst or commotion; a stir: a flurry of interest in the new product; a flurry of activity when the plane landed.
4. A short period of active trading, as on a stock exchange.
v. flur·ried, flur·ry·ing, flur·ries
v.tr.
To agitate, stir, or confuse.
v.intr.
To move or come down in a flurry.

[Perhaps from flurr, to scatter.]

flurried

(ˈflʌrɪd)
adj
characterized by haste, commotion or confusion
Translations

flurried

adj to become flurriedsich aufregen, nervös werden

flurried

[ˈflʌrɪd] adjagitato/a
References in classic literature ?
He was a mild, flurried old man, a Civil War veteran, with one sleeve hanging empty.
Old Monsieur Farival, flurried, curious, stood up, but upon seeing that Robert had followed Mrs.
All eyes met her with a glance of eager curiosity, and she met all eyes with one of rebuff and coldness; she looked neither flurried nor merry: she walked stiffly to her seat, and took it in silence.
Even when, at last, I had knocked, and was waiting at the door, I had some flurried thought of asking if that were Mr.